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très bonne expérience
Préposé à l'entretien (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC12 December 2017
J'ai appris à être appliqué à mon travaille et surtout à être ponctuel.
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Productive and fun.
Demonstrator (Former Employee) –  Montreal campus9 November 2017
McGill a great place to work with so many young people .
Always in.the future and gives you a sense of a greater family.
Inspiring with many cultures at it s service.
Pros
Safe
Cons
Pleasant
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Good
Graduate Research Assistant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC4 November 2017
Good University and great teaching. Good Campus. Lots of clubs and activities. Reputed for research. Diverse people and mix of culture. Medicine is rated higher than engineering
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Great to work here
Researcher Assistant (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC2 November 2017
Good place to work, with amazing and very smart people. Hours were flexible so it provided a good work/life balance. Also people were very nice. Relaxed atmosphere with very hardworking people.
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Environnement stimulant
Coordinatrice d'étude clinique (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC31 October 2017
Possibilité de changer de département, avancement possible.
Pros
Stimulation intellectuelle
Cons
Organisation est dépendante de la personne en charge, parfois bien, parfois mal.
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Good
Student research assistant (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC22 October 2017
It was a research award. Good experience. Worked closely with graduate student. Weekly meeting with the professor. Learned more about life in graduate school. Also got training on applicable skills such as Matlab and EEG.
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i was a volunteer assistant lacrosse coach...
Volunteer assistant lacrosse coach (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC20 October 2017
McGill university is an excellent school in an impressive environment in Montreal Canada. We began the lacrosse program and developed it into National Champions.
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Good For Grad Student
Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Montreal, QC18 October 2017
Not bad for a grad student position but not enough to live on. As with any grad student position, you are in a limbo where you don't get the benefits of a regular employee
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Good place to work
Administrative Assistant (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC6 October 2017
Supportive staff and colleagues. Flexible work hours. Great location in a beautiful city. Standard work place, with a standard job nothing amazing but nothing bad.
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Busy workplace with task diversity
Administrative Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC18 September 2017
Possibility of movement between units since there are fairly similar jobs across departments.Smaller units of 3-6 function better than larger teams with multiple managerial seats.
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Great Experience
Project Team Member (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC5 September 2017
It was a great capstone experience which helpes me take a glimpse of how some parts of McGill run. It defintely gave me great experience as well as helpful connections.
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Hockey instructor
Hockey Camp Instructor (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC27 August 2017
• Instructed girls between the ages of 7 and 13 on basic hockey skills
• Responsible for girls on and off the ice including lunch and break supervision
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great life-work balance
Student (Current Employee) –  Montreal, QC22 August 2017
McGill is a very reputable institution with a long history. It is a great place to work with a great environment, and a very multicultural work. The facilities are also great
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McGill
Doctoral Student (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC21 August 2017
Doctorate student working for 4 years. Regular salary with no paid vacation because that is the usual for PhD students. Good environment to work and good learning environment
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Fun Environment
Student Worker (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC15 August 2017
I worked at the steam table, serving students a well balanced meal. A typical shift includes setting up the steam table, and serving students food. Overall everyone in the work place was helpful and had a positive attitude.
Pros
Free meal
Cons
Limited hours available
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Very bureaucratic
Architectural Designer (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC2 August 2017
The people working at McGill are generally very friendly, especially the front staff and those in student services. As a new employee, you can face a lot of red tape and confusion with regards to administrative policies. For those hired permanently, the benefits and job security are great, but consequently, there is little space for advancement.
Pros
great location, easy access via public transport, beautiful campus
Cons
almost impossible to penetrate the bureaucratic policies
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Awesome team in my department
Administrative Coordinator (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC19 July 2017
I started as a mat leave replacement, but everything worked out so well that they wanted to keep me on. The only reason I left was because of a support staff strike that dragged on too long. The team I was with felt like a family. GREAT people!
Pros
great team spirit, great benefits
Cons
really low salary
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Good place to work as a student, allowing you to have some pocket change
Laboratory Intern, Abouheif Lab (Former Employee) –  Montréal, QC15 July 2017
Good place to work as a student. Great side job opportunities. The management is very friendly and the jobs are enjoyable. Everyone you come in contact with in this job is happy.
Pros
Fun environment
Cons
Facilities are outdated
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Amazing University
Student (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC12 July 2017
It is a challenging place with very smart people. It is all up to you. There are unlimited opportunities for you but you have to go find them. You can make the most out of it if you want.
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Great academic place
Research & Teaching Assistant (Current Employee) –  Montréal, QC27 June 2017
I have a memorable experience during my studies at McGill University. The academic environment is very professional and the method of teaching/research is efficient.
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4.3
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4.3
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3.7
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3.9
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3.9
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